A tense and compulsive survival story of a young boy and an old man adrift on the ocean, then marooned on a tiny, deserted island. It is also a fascinating study of the relationship between Phillip, white, American, and influenced by his mother's prejudices, and the black man upon whom Phillip's life depends.
In the novel The Cay, a young white boy and an old black man are stranded on a small sandy cay in the Caribbean Sea following a shipwreck. Eleven-year-old Phillip was blinded by flying debris when a torpedo struck the SS Hato, and old Timothy has taught him how to survive. This prequel-sequel tells the rest of their tale in alternating chapters--the compelling story of two very different people who share the courage and tenacity to turn their dreams into reality. Includes a reader's guide.
Release on 1997-07 | by Theodore Taylor,Linda Beech
Author: Theodore Taylor,Linda Beech
Pubpsher: Scholastic Inc.
Includes an author biography, chapter summaries, vocabulary builders, reproducibles, discussion questions, and cross-curricular activities for students of all learning styles for Taylors' novel, "The Cay"
Release on 2002-07 | by Theodore Taylor,Susan Van Zile
Author: Theodore Taylor,Susan Van Zile
Pubpsher: Scholastic Inc.
A guide to studying "The Cay" by Theodore Taylor, the story of an adolescent white boy who is befriended by an old black man after being blinded in an incident at sea; featuring an author biography, advice on setting up and managing literature circles, and reproducible activity sheets for group discussions and literature response journals.
The perfect companion to Theodore Taylor's, "The Cay," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. This study guide is an unofficial companion and not endorsed by the author or publisher of the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company and are adding titles every month.
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